April 17th, 2009 | brainjuice
- Open the Future: The Sea Level Rise Mystery
"…how long between the prehistoric Antarctic ice sheet collapse (for example) and the resulting surge of ocean water actually making it to the rest of the world?"
(tags:eco sci history )
- Effing Hail
Utterly addictive. Don't go here.
- Microwaves could defuse bombs from afar – tech – 16 April 2009 – New Scientist
"…the Multimode Directed Energy Armament System uses a high-power laser to ionise the air, creating a plasma channel that acts as a waveguide for the stream of microwaves. The device could destroy the electronic fuse of an explosive device or missile, such as a roadside bomb, or immobilise a vehicle by disabling its ignition system…"
(tags:mil tech )
- JeanSnow.net ? Radio OK Fred 12
"A new episode of Radio OK Fred is up (12), this time featuring special guest Alex of the band Chicks on Speed. All selections are by Alex ? themed on ?Girl Monster?"
(tags:podcasts music peopleiknow )
- Technology Review: Blogs: arXiv blog: Quantum setback for warp drives
""Warp drives would become rapidly unstable once superluminal speeds are reached," say Stefano Finazzi at the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste, Italy…"